Business customs i n egypt
Download
1 / 11

Business Customs I n Egypt - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 83 Views
  • Uploaded on

Business Customs I n Egypt. By: Sam Stilley 5 th Period 4/4/2011. Main Companies. Orascom Hotels & Resorts Delta textiles National Bank of Egypt Qarun Oil Company. Government Roles In Business.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Business Customs I n Egypt' - bert-harris


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Business customs i n egypt

Business Customs In Egypt

By: Sam Stilley

5th Period

4/4/2011


Main companies
Main Companies

  • Orascom Hotels & Resorts

  • Delta textiles

  • National Bank of Egypt

  • Qarun Oil Company


Government roles in business
Government Roles In Business

  • The government in Egypt regulates business trades and functions. The government does not control any businesses, but only regulates through them.


The official language
The Official Language

  • Arabic is the most common used language in business meetings.

  • If the guest does not speak any Arabic it is considered an insult towards to host of the event or meeting.


Work schedules
Work Schedules

  • The normal working hours for this country are the same just as in the U.S.

  • The hours are Monday-Friday 9A.M.- 5P.M.


Tips before going to egypt
Tips Before Going To Egypt

  • Be very clean

  • Well groomed

  • Do not discuss politics and religion

  • Business is very formal


Proper titles
Proper Titles

  • When consulting with a business man it is correct to address him as “Excellency” with as much formality as possible.


Business gifts entertaining
Business Gifts/Entertaining

  • Every meeting before any talk you should always start with greeting the person you are meeting with a gift. This is because back in the oldest days of Egypt a gift was the symbol for starting a meeting.


Proper greetings
Proper Greetings

  • When meeting a business consultant in Egypt it is only right to greet males with a hand shake, and women with a verbal greeting.


Business women in egypt
Business Women In Egypt

  • There are gender differences as far as appropriate behavior. The men believe in not a lot of eye contact with the women, otherwise it is considered intimacy. It is also looked down upon to shake a woman's hand in the business world.


U s customs v s egypt
U.S. Customs V.S. Egypt

  • It is considered offensive in Egypt: to motion with hand gestures, to take your feet off the ground, and addressing someone by “Mr.”


ad